Lauren Dodd

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9 Steps to Get You Ready to Move Abroad

Whether you're moving to London to study abroad for a year or working in Bali indefinitely, the process is entirely manageable.<p>It's finally …

This Under-the-Radar Beach Town Is Mexico’s Next Great Destination

As we reach the outskirts of Puerto Escondido, my driver grins and gestures with his chin for me to look in the rearview mirror. Just above the …

How to Do Maui, Hawaii, Like a Local

<b>Natural Wonder: Red Sand Beach</b><br>Save your iPhone battery for plenty of photographs and pack your lightweight hikers. This small cove near Hāna gets its …

Maui

Here's How You Can Travel Around the World for Less Than $1,300

At Travel + Leisure, we’re vocal advocates of ditching Thanksgiving and using your time off to travel the world.<p>And this 18-day trip around the world …

Where to Get the Best Donuts in the U.S., According to Federal Donuts Founders

In addition to recipes, the new Federal Donuts book also includes a definitive guide to donuts across the country.<p>It's no secret that Federal Donuts has quickly risen to the apex of dessert stardom. The Philly-based joint serves up the ultimate trifecta of comfort foods: fried chicken, coffee, and …

25 Trips of a Lifetime

If there were ever a place that could get by on its looks, it would be this Greek isle. Whitewashed cave houses framed by bougainvillea and backed by …

Banana Bread Recipe

This version of banana bread is the only one I make now. It is perfect - tender, flavorful, and it works every time. It isn't your typical quick …

The Bodyweight Workout You Do NOT Want To Underestimate

"I've destroyed super-fit clients using nothing but their own weight as resistance."<p>No gym? No weights? No time? No excuses for skipping this tone-all-over workout.<p>"There's a misconception that body-weight exercises are less effective for building strength than loaded ones, so they're often thought …

Workouts

Ten Tips for Women Traveling Alone For The First Time

1K<p>423<p>6<p><i>“Hi Natasha, I am planning to go on a solo trip.. first time I’ll be travelling alone. So I’m kind of confused on how it will be or what to</i> …

Five Ways to Make Friends While Traveling Solo - Passport & Plates

I had always wanted to travel solo. I’d done plenty of trips with family and friends and figured this was the logical next step. This past August, I …

30 Easy, Safe and Fun Destinations for Your First Solo Adventure

Lima, Peru was my first destination as a solo traveler a few years ago when I was a senior in college. I actually stopped there on my way to Brazil …

The 20 most beautiful spots to see fall foliage around the world

Fall is undoubtedly a magical season, thanks to trees putting on a spectacular show of sprinkling the world with stunning hues of red, orange, and yellow.<p>However, some spots are more magical than others.<p>Keep scrolling to see some of the prettiest places to view fall foliage around the world.

Classic Marinara Sauce

Makes about 5 cups<p>The little black dress of Italian-American cooking. This recipe is from Palizzi Social Club in Philadelphia, our #4 Best New Restaurant in America 2017. Get the recipe for the stuffed shells here.<p>September 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>1 small onion, finely chopped<p>4 garlic …

Recipes

An Eater’s Guide to New York City

Welcome to the Vast, Ever-Changing Food Metropolis<p>With more than eight million people spread out across 250+ neighborhoods, New York City is a true melting pot. In addition to mom-and-pops serving foods from all around the world, there are fine-dining restaurants from local and international …

Ice Cream

An 8-Move Barre Workout for Your Butt and Thighs

Sit, squat, run, stand, walk—your butt and thighs definitely get a workout during your everyday life, but what about those smaller muscles? You're …

Step Up Your Running Game With This Stair Workout

Substitute the treadmill for flights of stairs to increase your endurance and speed.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Life by Daily Burn.</i><p>Forget the …

12 "Game of Thrones" Style Castles To Rent This Summer

...just in time for the premiere of Season 7.<p>With <i>Game of Thrones</i> returning this Sunday, luxury rentals on the rise and our affinity for anything royal going strong, it only seems apropos that your summer vacation rental should be something more majestic. Whether you're traveling stateside or have …

How to Get Dancer Fit: 7 Toning Workout GIFs From New York City Ballet

Inside a sunlit dance studio across from Lincoln Center in Manhattan, the ballerina Sara Mearns is stretched taut in a forearm side plank, one leg hovering above the ground. It looks easy enough—but that’s exactly the sleight of hand that professional dancers have perfected: transforming physical …

Suspended – Medium

A Walk in the Woods: A Photo Appreciation of Trees

A collection of images of unusual, intriguing, and beautiful trees and forests around the world, from Madagascar to Poland, Scotland to Hong Kong, the United States, and more.

Why you should visit Machu Picchu in your lifetime

As one of the best known and most visited tourist destinations in South America, Machu Picchu is certain to fill travellers with high expectations.<p>But as these members of the Telegraph Travel team can attest – a trip to the ancient site does not disappoint.<p>The 550-year old citadel was built by the …

South America

A Guide to Watching the N.F.L. Playoffs

Here’s a tip for understanding the N.F.L. postseason — keep your eye off the ball.<p>Ninety percent of football action occurs away from the ball. Yet the television tetragon has trained viewers to focus on the pigskin, always looking at the quarterback. He’s one of 22. Most of the action is happening …

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

The Ultimate 'Game of Thrones' Travel Guide

Daenarys and Khal Drogo’s wedding scenes were filmed at the stunning Azure Window in Malta.

The Engadget Guide to Tokyo

Robots, the <i>otaku</i> culture epicenter, the country that gave us Nintendo, Sony and Hatsune Miku. In Tokyo, there's so much to see -- and maybe that's why I live here. Being the good friend that I am, I've curated a map of restaurants, shops and attractions that are a must for tech-happy tourists and …

5 under-the-radar beach towns to visit in Florida

Here's the thing about Florida: You visit time and again, and you're quite sure you know the state and its glorious sandy stretches pretty well. But there's always a surprise waiting for those who stray from the classic Panama City-Orlando-Miami-Key West stops.<p>From Atlantic coast enclaves that …

Best Sandwiches in Los Angeles

Behold the sandwich—what began as an exercise in convenience has been elevated over the years to become one of mankind’s most delicious inventions. …

20 destinations you must visit in 2016

1. Park City, Utah<p>Park City has always provided an excellent base for exploring Utah’s best ski areas and enjoying the epic quantities of light, fluffy powder snow for which the state is renowned.<p>This season the resort town, chock full of lively bars and restaurants, becomes an even better hub for …

25 Cities From the First Half of My 20s and What's Next Before 30

As I child I believe I took traveling for granted. Thus, in the first half of my 20s I made sure to venture on to see the parts of the world that were left undiscovered from my childhood.<p>In those first five years I went to 25 cities that each hold a very special place in my heart. They've all …